MANNINGTON DISTRICT FAIR
The 2nd largest fair in the state!
Fairgrounds, Mannington, WV
August 8-13, 2022
Queen, Teen & Pre-Teen Pageant Information & Registration
Open to eligible candidates from Marion, Taylor, Preston, Monongalia, Doddridge, Harrison and Wetzel counties, as well as FSU & WVU students!
Send questions to: Pageant Director, Melissa Craig at (571) 414-9030 or
Assistant Director, Stacey Patterson at (304) 657-7242
Areas of Competition:
Interview: Three minute panel style with questions from the contestant’s resume.
Opening Number (with modeling and introductions): Dressy white outfit with gold accents only. Prop provided.
Evening Gown (with on-stage question for Queen candidates only): Questions are provided ahead of time.
Additional Award Categories:
- Photogenic (selected by an out of state photography club)
- Parade Personality (selected by parade representatives)
- Fan Favorite ($1 per vote during the pageant and supports the Queen’s scholarship fund)
- Congeniality (voted by the contestants)
- Proactive Leadership (awarded to the first in each group to complete the online registration process)
Schedule of Events:
Sunday, August 7th: Informational meet and greet for all contestants at the Hamilton Round Barn Museum located at 338 Flaggy Meadow Dr, Mannington, WV, from 3:30-5:30pm, followed by stage rehearsal at the fairgrounds from 6-9pm. Bring your stage shoes and signed paperwork. Queen contestants should bring notarized contracts.
Monday, August 8th: Parade line-up is 5pm near First Exchange Bank. Parade starts at 6pm followed by a brief on-stage introduction upon arrival at the fairgrounds.
Tuesday, August 9th: Interviews are at 4pm in the WV room near the stage. Pageant competition begins at 7pm.
Step 1: Print the paperwork below that applies to you. Sign it and bring it with you to the August 7th meet and greet.
- Download Queen Contract (for Queens only to be notarized)
- Download Obligations (for all pageant participants)
Step 2: Complete the online resume below. After submitting resume, click on the message to pay your fee. If you want to email your photo at a later date, please email it to: email@example.com
Entry fees are:
- $125 for Queen (16-21)
- $100 for Teen (13-15)
- $75 for Pre-Teen (11-12)
Note: Deadline to enter is July 25th (Note: Spots will fill up before this date, so don't wait!)